“Holiday Observances”: Ann Arbor Jewish Cultural Society.:
Sept. 25 & 26 and Oct. 4 & 5. All invited to this secular Rosh Hashanah observance (Sept. 25, 7 p.m., JCC) celebrating the Jewish New Year with readings, meditation, and music. Also, a free Tashlich observance (Sept. 26, 4 p.m., Island Park, off Maiden Ln. between Broadway and Fuller; reservations required) features a secular ceremony celebrating the Jewish New Year with participants encouraged to “let go of shortcomings” by tossing flower petals into the river. The Kol Nidre observance (Oct. 4, 7 p.m., JCC) includes time for reflection while listening to haunting melodies. Yom Kippur (Oct. 5, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.) brings the Jewish New Year to a close with a ceremony and final breaking of the fast. Various times, JCC (except as noted), 2935 Birch Hollow Dr. $25 (students, $10; family, $50) per observance, $50 (students, $25; family, $100) for all 3 observances. No one is turned away because of inability to pay. Registration required at jewishculturalsociety.org. 975–9872., . . . . . .